ladies and gentlemen, the meeting is called to order. please turn off electronic devices. can we all rise for the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> please call roll. >> president mazzucco? here. turman, here, marshall, here. commissioner chan, present, kingsley, here, loftus is excused. we have here the chief of police. >> thank you very much.